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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a look on the weather and traffic. >> there is a little molds out there with all that rain we got earlier this week. almost four inches here at tv hill. we will dry out and we will see a return of the heat. 76 degrees downtown. 72 at bwi marshall. los 70's on the eastern shore. we're headed for a high in the low 90's today. light winds out there. not a lot of relief.
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summarizing this morning at 5:52. we expect patchy fog because of the moisture burning off the >> ok. free and clear on the major roads. we had some rain right now everything looks great. 49 miles per hour on southbound 95 coming out of the north east. moving very well on the north side. 60 miles per hour on the west side. southbound 83, 63. on eastbound i-70, we are at 61 miles per hour. let's check some of our cameras. this is southbound traffic on 95. still moving very well into the tunnel. harbor tunnel looks good. 795 checking out fine coming out cockeysville.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to you. >> thank you. a scary moment when a car came slamming three building. >> the driver was flown to shock trauma to be treated. jennifer franciotti joins us live to take a look at the accident. >> customers were inside that business when that crash happened. now police say the driver will face strong driver charges. >> it is a surreal thing to see a car flying through the air coming towards you in the store. >> this store was filled with customers when a car was headed straight for the window. >> their work five or six of us in there. we turned around and we were in shock. >> this shows the aftermath. the car hit several parked vehicles before slamming into
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the store. >> the store was just packed. i am so happy that everyone is safe. >> a customer who left the store was in of the parked cars who was hit. that person was taken to the hospital. the driver of the vehicle had to be airlifted to the shock trauma. >> someone could have been killed. i'm happy everyone is safe. >> prior to this crash, witnesses saw the driver tried to pass another car along route 1. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> after a dozen deaths in maryland due to extreme heat, steps are being taken to avoid it from happening again. cady o'malley and stephanie rawlings-blake morning all marylanders to take caution
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during the next heat wave. watch on the elderly and those with the underlying conditions. >> take care of your relatives and neighbors. air-hey do not have their ki conditioning, check on them every day. >> the number of deaths this year it is double that of last year. energy assistance programs will allow people to use their air conditioners. >> president obama delivers another pep talk on the economy today, urging americans to hang in there. he will face a tough audience in michigan where unemployment is 14%. tracie potts has a look ahead from washington. >> president obama speaks at a new plant that will make batteries for electric cars. >> these are batteries that are
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made in america. >> up to 300, the white house says. >> the recovery is not as fast as we want. >> the economic initiatives we took our working. they are working. >> the approved the stimulus has not worked -- where are the jobs? >> another 400,000 jobs will be trimmed over the next year. >> you cannot keep cutting programs. >> democrats say enough with all of the negativity. >> we have to join in and root for the home team. >> congress remains deadlocked on extending unemployment benefits. business leaders want to help on focusing employers so they can create jobs. >> to create jobs, president
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obama is reaching out for help. you saw warren buffet at the white house meeting along with bill clinton. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. as washington debates over job creation, what do you think is the key to lowering the unemployment rate? e-mail your response to again, that is it had been a downtown restaurant four years, but the brass elephant is about to hit the auction block. pnc bank wants to collect more than $300,000 unpaid mortgage debt. the restaurant closed down last year after nearly 30 years in business. >> that was a hot spot for a lot of years. 70 degrees on tv hill. a new couple makes a commitment
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to stop buying plastic. we will take a look at their experiment. >> americas waist sizes are growing. up next, a preview
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>> good thursday morning. 76 degrees with some fog over the city. it should burn off shortly after sunrise, in about 15 minutes. plenty of low level of moisture to work with after all the rainfall we saw. dry and mostly sunny skies today. it will be quite hot. the heat index into the upper
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90's. partly cloudy tonight. not a lot of relief. headed to the beach for tomorrow, it looks like a great beach weekend. a slight chance of storms on saturday. more on your forecast coming up here in a little bit. >> are you -- doctors say our excessive use of salt can lead to high pressure. don hamilton says cutting back can be a challenge. >> it could take a challenge because we do love our salt. but we get a lot of sodium in the food we buy. we do believe this won plaint turkey sandwich contains more than half the amount of sodium you should have in a single day? >> we thought if you had normal
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blood pressure you could eat all the salt you want. kim dacey admits she puts salt and just about everything. she agreed to try to reduce her sodium. how much sodium is too much? how do you begin cutting back? i will have all of that for you in a special medical alert for you tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> 3 new weight-loss drugs could be approved soon. one of those drugs will begin review today. we have a look. >> there is no magic pill that will melt away fact, not overnight, anyway. hard work is involved. >> how is your diet going? >> drug companies are lines up to help been.
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three new obesity drugs will be looked at this year. >> we are in a new era of weight management. >> first is a pill that is a combination of two appetite suppressants. you may remember this is considered safe by was part of takenn that was off the market's years ago. another drug had very few side effects. patients lost an average of 17 pounds over a year. >> things like blood pressure, blood sugar, inflammation -- all of these markers improved in the studies. >> it could be recommended for approval sometime this fall. fda advisors are going to review
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another drug in december. none of these jobs will be effective without old advice -- eat a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise. >> if approved, the drug will be the first one in a decade. >> 5:43. 72 degrees on tv hill. some lucky students got the swim lesson of a lifetime from michael phelps spirit a look at their memorable experience up ahead. >> this is a live look over baltimore. up next we will update the weather and traffic pulse 11 for your morning com
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a nice ride out there. the speed sensors are checking out fine. 95 at 50 miiles per hour coming
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out of the northeast. no problems to report at the tunnels. drive times are equally smooth. eight minutes to travel on the inner loop from 795 over towards the j.f.x. here's a quick live look outside. this is just north of the beltway. no delays at all from the maryland line all the way down. we switch over to a live view of traffic on the west side liberty road. 70 looks good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's get the latest on the buses and trains. >> good morning. looking very good on the buses today. 97 bus is running 20 minutes late. light rail is on schedule. marc trains are also on time on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to sandra shaw. >> i hope you are doing well.
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the sun will be up shortly. we have low level moisture because of the heavy downpours we have experienced so far this week. we're trying out under high pressure. we're monitoring the strong storms out of the great lakes. that will affect us on friday night and saturday. totalsake a look at the of we have seen so far. very impressive. 2.83 inches at the airport. more than four inches here at tv hill. heavy downpours we dealt with. all of that intense humidity is out of here. 76 downtown. not a lot of relief because of the heat. without the rain, the heat returns. a dry day but a hot and humid
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day. even 80's in the mountains. plenty of sunshine in central maryland. into the low 90's which puts us well above the normal high. 91 on the eastern shore. on the chesapeake bay, the wind will be about five or 10 knots. we will not break a record today. last year on this date, we set a record low of 58 degrees. we are far from that today. we will not see a lot of relief tonight. we will call it warm, 70 to 75 as the overnight low. an area of low pressure off the jersey shore continues to move out of the area. we will stay dry until it week front of faxed us on saturday
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with another chance of some storms -- until the weekak front. the heat index is up in the triple digits yesyet again. on sunday, less of a chance of storm, 89. 91 and partly cloudy on monday. >> a couple in texas is in the middle of an interesting experiment. they are trying to live for one year without bringing any plastic into their home. >> there could be all sorts of unexpected challenges. >> note new plastic is the model for this texas couple. >> we were about -- no new for thiss the motto
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tax is a couple. >> we make our own meals and eat fresh fruit and vegetable. our health has improved. >> it is an adventure. >> this means lots of preparation ahead of time. >> we always carry a water bottle with us that we refill. our home is a laboratory where we try out making homemade detergent. >> the couple does not use any hair products including shampoos. >> mark has this experience. this is our deodorant. baking powder and cornstarch. >> the couple had to compromise with food and kitty litter for their cat. otty trained their cat.
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living completely without plastic is nearly impossible. >> for us, this is how we see a sustainable way of living. that is what we do it. >> very interesting. >> do they raised the seat or put it down? >> you leave the seat up for the cat. cat or female cat? >> dogs go outside. 72 degrees on tv hill. so much ahead on 11 news today. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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>> hot off the press. answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- as washington debates over job creation, what do you think is the key to lowering the unemployment rate?
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>> keep e-mail link those responses to will read more in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website. imagine getting swimming lessons from the man many call the best summer ever. >> we have all the details. >> michael phelps showed up at the swimming pool. his mission -- to teach young people out of swim and to make good life choices. he shared with young swimmers how to get over his own fear of the water. that is before he earned 14 gold medals. now phelps has pledged to give students 20 hours of free lessons over the summer. >> the goal of mine is to promote swimming and to add more
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people to the sport. this is a great opportunity for me. >> it was evident these swimmers were paying close attention to every word and stroke. >> we get to try new things. >> what did to learn to like? or how to freestyle and butterfly. we all had to go underwater and blow and learn how to do the cake. he taught us how to do the freestyle. >> he shared life lessons about making positive decisions. >> everything is a learning decision. i have learned from everything i have done. if you keep learning, i think you're good to go. >> there appears to be little doubt that phelps has left an impression on a new generation of swimmers. >> it is lots of fun to swim.
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[cheers] >> thank you, michael! >> phelps is busy trading for its next competition. >> how exciting for those kids. here's a look ahead. >> we will have the latest on the controversial fees airlines are imposing. >> friends of the local teenager injured in uganda speak out. >> a new elementary school sex education program has some parents outraged this morning. >> sunny today. it will be hot. details coming up on your seven- details coming up on your seven- ñoçpçççst.
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he inherited a $1.7 billion budget deficit... then an economic crisis. but martin o'malley went to work. cutting $5 billion in waste and government spending, while also making opportunities for middle class families a priority. freezing college tuition four years in a row, record investments in our schools, and tax credits for small businesses to create jobs. while other states are still struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward.

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